Recovery of single word comprehension: CT-scan correlates.

  title={Recovery of single word comprehension: CT-scan correlates.},
  author={Ola A. Selnes and N Niccum and David S. Knopman and Andrew Rubens},
  journal={Brain and language},
  volume={21 1},
9tory comprehension for single words, as measured by the BDAE Word Discrimination subtest, was studied longitudinally in a group of 37 aphasic patients. The majority of the patients had impaired performance at 1 month postonset, but recovery by Month 6 postonset was quite striking. Damage to Wernicke's area did not preclude recovery of single word comprehension to within the normal range. Only patients with very extensive left hemisphere lesions had incomplete recovery of single word… CONTINUE READING

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